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How You Can Help Australia

by lhardwick7212

Our hearts ache as we consider the devastating impacts of the massive bushfires on Australia’s wildlife and people. Looking for ways to help? The ACNC/Phoenix Zoo is sending support to Zoos Victoria through its Bushfire Emergency Wildlife Fund with a $5,000 donation. Zoos Victoria (a non-profit organization, like the Phoenix Zoo) is using fund donations to support […]

ZooLights: Best Time, Best Price!

by lhardwick7212

Whether it’s your first visit or 100th, there has NEVER been a better time to see ZooLights at the Phoenix Zoo!  Glowout Blowout! 4-pack of member ZooLights tickets $19.80 ($4.95 each) 4-pack of general ZooLights tickets $39.80 ($9.95 each) Military Mondays The Phoenix Zoo salutes our Armed Forces with Military Mondays! We are honored to […]

Year-End Giving: $10,000 Matching Challenge!

by lhardwick7212

Your donation is DOUBLED supporting the Phoenix Zoo this holiday season! As we approach the season of giving, we ask you to consider a year-end gift. Your gift will be DOUBLED thanks to a generous donor, who has pledged to match any gift up to $10,000 by December 31, 2019.  We thank each of you […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon Offer

by lhardwick7212

The Phoenix Zoo welcomes all Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & ½ Marathon runners, volunteers and exhibitors! Join us between January 16 – 21 and get $5 off daytime General Admission or between January 16 –19 for $5 off ZooLights admission. On site purchase only for runners who show their bib or medal, volunteers […]

Giving Tuesday: Join the “Mob!”

by lhardwick7212

Bring meerkats to the Phoenix Zoo! #GivingTuesday inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in and help create a better world. It demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that they mean even more when we give together. […]

Wild Times: November – December 2019

by lhardwick7212

Written and designed by Phoenix Zoo staff, our Wild Times magazine is distributed every two months to our growing list of conservation enthusiasts worldwide. From animal and conservation news, to program offerings and special events, Wild Times embodies our creed of inspiring others and motivating them to care for the natural world. Furthering our commitment […]

Happy National Veterinary Technician Week!

by lhardwick7212

The Phoenix Zoo’s veterinarians are proud and longtime members of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). The AVMA is the nation’s leading advocate for the veterinary profession. Representing more than ​93,000 members, they protect, promote and advance the needs of all veterinarians and those they serve. First celebrated in 1993, National Veterinary Technician Week takes place […]

“Flock” This Way!

by lhardwick7212

We are excited to share that recently the Phoenix Zoo transported 11 greater flamingo eggs from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park to the Phoenix Zoo, following an Association of Zoos & Aquariums Species Survival Plan recommendation.  Within 24 hours of arrival, two eggs had begun internally pipping and the first chick had completely hatched […]

International Day of the Cotton-top Tamarin

by lhardwick7212

Each year on August 15, we celebrate International Day of the Cotton-top Tamarin. Cotton-top tamarins are native only to Colombia and are a critically endangered species. These one-pound monkeys are omnivorous, eating a wide variety of foods from insects and small birds to fruits and tree sap. Interestingly, cotton-top tamarins have one of the most […]

International Golden Lion Tamarin Day: August 2

by lhardwick7212

Golden lion tamarins are distinctive-looking, New World primates typically recognized by their bright orange coats and manes. Weighing in at just over one pound, these omnivorous little monkeys make their meals out of insects, fruits, tree exudates, flowers and small vertebrates (depending on the season). And, yes, they are super cute.  Residing only in the […]